Cyber Law and White Collar Crime

This intermediate course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of computer crime issues from a legal perspective. The training will highlight the various computer crimes and appropriate response by first defenders and others that may encounter these types of issues. Participants learn legislations and organizational efforts to control or prevent such crimes. This course covers intellectual property law (copyright, trade secrets, unfair competition, and unfair business practices), personal jurisdiction, electronic commerce and software contracts, telecommunications, antitrust, privacy, the right to accuracy of information, the right to access information, and the First Amendment.

Course syllabus:

  1. Miscellaneous Cybercrimes

  2. Key terms and concepts in cyber law

  3. Intellectual property cybercrimes

  4. Trademarks and domain name theft

  5. Internet fraud

  6. Electronic evidence and E-discovery